Since their first slam-bang press release we haven’t heard any news, nor casting announcements, nor anything beyond the reveal of the two young writers newly assigned.
Though at first listing NO place names or demarcations, it is meant to be PURE ENTICEMENT. A blank map of such a familiar landscape has a visceral effect of “inviting us in” and lets our imagination start galloping wildly ahead. /3
“Where do you want to go in this glorious open space where you have not already been? Do you know the paths and dangers ahead?”
The effect is transportive, as we fill in all the blanks with our minds.
What if it’s all preliminary info to prep the audience on a “Prologue of Events” before the story starts proper? 💥🤯
- The Map is teasing our imagination yet we don’t know its exact significance quite yet
- The team at Amazon is being very careful and thoughtful about using proper sources (outdated or not)
- This is all very clever.